Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Colorado

Precipitation Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
1.45"
(36.83mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1947 1919, 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1916
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
2.36"
(59.94mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1914
Ties: 2011
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.20"
(81.28mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1950 1904
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1946 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1909
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
5.40"
(137.16mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1950 1904
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
7.98"
(202.69mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1950 1901
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1942
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1950 1901
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2007
Ties: 1938
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
9.96"
(252.98mm)
11.62"
(295.15mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1945 1901, 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
13.64"
(346.46mm)
-2.46"
(-62.49mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1901
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1940 1940
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
17.02"
(432.31mm)
-3.47"
(-88.14mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003, 2013
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1940 2003
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
20.72"
(526.29mm)
26.08"
(662.43mm)
-5.36"
(-136.14mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1935 2003
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1942
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
36.16"
(918.46mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2003
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1943
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
52.07"
(1,322.58mm)
54.20"
(1,376.68mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1940 1977
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1943
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
73.13"
(1,857.50mm)
72.24"
(1,834.90mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1987
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
91.79"
(2,331.47mm)
90.25"
(2,292.35mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1941 1957
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2000
Ties: 1932

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/